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Barry Johnstone 1945-2022

SVG Europe is sad to announce the untimely passing of Barry Johnstone, the chairman of EMG UK and the founder of CTV Outside Broadcasts, who has died at the age of 77 following a heart attack. Born and educated in New Zealand, Johnstone moved to London in 1970 where initially worked in the music industry […]  More

Beach Volleyball World Championships break coverage records

A record-breaking 16 million fans around the world consumed content on Volleyball World’s digital platforms during the Beach Volleyball World Championships in Rome. The records did not stop there either. Across Volleyball World TV and owned social media channels, 25 million impressions were recorded from 9 million unique viewers – an all-time high for beach […]  More

Top hat and tails: NEP uncovers the drama and excitement behind the production of ITV Racing’s Royal Ascot

“Ascot is probably the most prestigious horse racing venue. It’s owned by the Queen and it is just onto a different level; it’s the most sophisticated race event you could go to,” says Jon Harris, technical projects manager at NEP UK and Ascot expert. “It’s all high-end racing, attracts horses from across the world to […]  More

Young viewers take to streaming platforms for sport and follow more competitions than Gen X and Boomers

Millennials and Generation Z’s are following more sports than their older counterparts, but are using digital streaming platforms to fuel their obsessions, according to a new study. Streaming and mobile experiences, including Fantasy games, are the preferred platforms of younger sports fans, who are following more competitions than the Gen X and Boomers, research from […]  More

Motorsport’s Naomi Schiff plus The FA’s Kelly Simmons to speak at SVG Europe Women and Sky Sports event in London

SVG Europe Women and Sky Sports are excited to announce the initial line-up of speakers for Elevating Women in Sport, being held at Sky Central on 5 July from 3pm. Naomi Schiff, former professional racing driver turned Sky Sports presenter, plus The FA’s head of the women’s professional game, Kelly Simmons, and Sky Sports’ executive […]  More

Sports OTT Summit: ATP Media’s Carolina Santos on why she chose the cloud and M2A Media for tennis coverage

In a video interview recorded at the Sports OTT Summit, ATP Media head of broadcast operations and engineering Carolina Santos discusses how and why the broadcast production and distribution arm of the ATP Tour is using M2A Media’s cloud IP transport service to automate, optimise and manage the delivery of live match feeds via the […]  More

Ligue de Football Professionnel takes control of its digital media strategy with Dalet Flex

The Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) is using Dalet Flex, a cloud-native media logistics platform, to prepare and deliver high-value league match highlights to fans via digital channels. LFP is the French governing body responsible for overseeing, organising and managing the top two football leagues in France –  Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 – and the […]  More